Sunday, November 9, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A weak cold front crossed the country on Sunday evening and with it came a slight increase in moisture.
The general forecast for Belize and her coastal waters heading into the work week is for cloudy skies with sunny breaks on Monday.
A few showers and periods of light rain will occur mainly over coastal and southern areas on Monday morning.
Winds over the open sea and along the coast will be westerly to northwesterly at five to fifteen knots.
The sea state will be choppy.
After overnight low temperatures of 68 degrees Fahrenheit along the coast, 63 degrees Fahrenheit inland and 60 degrees Fahrenheit up in the hills, the mercury will rise to 81 degrees Fahrenheit along coastal areas on Monday.
It will be 82 degrees Fahrenheit inland and a comfortable 72 degrees Fahrenheit up at the exposed areas of the Mountain Pine Ridge and along the Maya Mountains in the south.
The tides: there will be a low tide at 6:30 am on Monday. This will be followed by a high tide at 12:32 pm, also on Monday.
The sun will rise at 5:55 am on Monday. It will set at 5:18 pm also on Monday.
The extended forecast valid through to Wednesday afternoon is for mainly cool weather with little or no rainfall.
And that is a look at the weather, with information provided by forecaster Frank Tench, Junior at the Belize Weather Bureau.
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